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MIC Conference & Tradeshow 2016

The 16th annual MIC Conference and Tradeshow is coming on March 17th to the Colorado Convention Center for another year of top-notch education, great collaboration & unprecedented networking. In case not familiar with the Meeting Industry Council of Colorado (MIC), here is a brief background:  it encompasses 13 Meeting Planner Organizations (see full list @ […]

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Stream the 2016 Designer Showcase!

Streamtek Productions, Pure Cinematography, and DTP Events are teaming up to bring us the 2016 Designer Showcase live.  From front door coverage to behind the scenes interviews, this team multi-camera, multi-host team will entertain as they show you the finer points of creative design and interact with the crowd. Two more benefits:  Coverage of our […]

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Holiday to Hollywood Event Photos

Holiday to Hollywood, Part Deux Our holiday party, held in January at Sie FilmCenter and catered by Relish and New World Cheese, was made even more fun with a green screen photobooth from Elite Entertainment and a red carpet experience with the Paparazzi.  Check out the full photo albums on facebook! Green screen photobooth from […]

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Millennials, Schmennials!

The event industry needs to stop kowtowing to this one demographic, says event expert Tami Forero of Forte Events.  While attending The Special Event conference two weeks ago, I heard several smart, successful business owners ask their peers for advice. One topic came up repeatedly: These entrepreneurs wanted to know how to keep their companies’ […]

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ILEA Denver Film Project released!

The Denver Film Project has been released! With a vision to share the value of belonging to ILEA Denver as voiced by the people of ILEA Denver, our committees teamed up with Chris, owner of Pure Cinematography and the result is exciting! Chris conducted interviews with our members and combined footage from some of our […]

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Colorado Springs Showcase, Event Recap

Hosting an ILEA Denver meeting in Colorado Springs has been a long-time vision of board member, Tami Forero, owner of Forte Events.  In November, this vision became reality as over sixty event professionals from both Denver and Colorado Springs converged at the historic Colorado Springs School for an evening of networking over drinks from Sovereignty […]

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SEARCH Auction Donation Forms

SEARCH Foundation hosts an auction each year at The Special Event to raise money for helping event professionals in crisis.  If you would like to donate services, gift cards, or physical items, fill out the donation form below and return it to  If you would like to contribute to a Denver Package (think hotel, […]

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Scholarship Available for TSE!

ILEA DENVER EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR THE SPECIAL EVENT 2016 DOWNLOAD APPLICATION HERE Deadline for Submission: Thursday November 19, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. The International Special Events Society (ILEA) Denver Chapter is pleased to offer a scholarship for one (1) ILEA Denver non-student member to attend The Special Event (TSE) to be held in Orlando, Florida […]

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